* Manyi Lu - Sun Norway <Manyi.Lu@stripped> [09/06/23 13:59]:
>>> "function and method comments should be placed in front of
>>> implementation rather than declaration"
>>> I find it quite strange that member functions should be documented in
>>> the .cc file rather than the .h file, especially if these are public
>>> member functions (part of the public interface of the class).
>> We had this discussion already, opinions got split back then.
>> There were two major reasons to keep comments close to
>> 1) This is how it was before we moved to doxygen, so we just
>> updated syntax of most comments without moving them around.
>> We try to preserve contingency of revision history when
> Now that we have moved to doxygen, shouldn't the standard be adapted to
> reflect that?
The coding standard reflects the fact that we moved to doxygen.
>> 2) It was proclaimed back then that keeping comments closer to
>> implementation would make them easier to maintain.
> I would expect it is easier to maintain comments describing the
> interface if they are placed where the interface are declared. The same
> applies to keeping comments related to implementation close to where the
> implementations are.
> I wonder when/how will the change requests proposed by Tor be handled in
> the coding style committee?
I hope we will meet this week for the first time.